Leadership Tip

How to avoid blunders when overwhelmed

People who feel overwhelmed often “double down” on behaviours that can make their situations appear worse. There are a series of steps people should take instead of employing their default behaviours, isolating themselves, not seeking help and thinking they’re weak. You could try these strategies:

  1. Take the time to do something that will make the situation easier.
  2. Take a break to let your mind wander and possibly stumble on solutions.
  3. Be compassionate to yourself and the situation.
  4. Evaluate your responses to the situation and what would be most helpful.
  5. Make time to connect with others to help balance your emotions. Editor

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